Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organization Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which espoused Ba'athism, a mix of Arab nationalism and socialism—Saddam played a key role in the 1968 coup that brought the party to power in Iraq. Wikipedia*
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Saddam Hussein has 16 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 Broadcast. The year with the most videos was 2003 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 648 views per program. Most appearances with Rizgar Mohammed Amin (3). Most common tags: Hussein, Saddam, Iraq, Iraq War (03/19/03-05/01/03.